Pawn Stars Chumlee Released from Jail, Lawyer Says He Will Fight All Charges

Just a day after his arrested, Austin Russell, better known as Chumlee of History Channel’s Pawn Stars, has decided to fight any charges filed against him, according to a report.

Russell’s lawyer told the Associated Press that the reality star has already vowed to fight the felony weapon and drug charges he’s currently facing, but will also defy any sexual assault allegations that are filed against him.

Russell was arrested on Wednesday and reportedly released from jail after posting $62,000 bond.

In a statement to PEOPLE, Las Vegas Metro Police Department PIO Larry Hadfield said that Russell was taken into custody after a sear warrant was served at his home in Las Vegas.

“During the course of the search warrant service, several illegal items including methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms were located,” Hadfield added. “At this time Russell has not been charged with Sexual Assault and the investigation is ongoing.”

According to the AP, Russell is scheduled to appear in court on May 23.

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